Gujarat govt planning to launch e-voting in panchayat polls

e-votingGujarat government is planning to extend the e-voting facility to panchayat polls, despite the lukewarm response it got in the recent municipal polls. At present, the e-voting facility is available only for voters of all the eight municipal corporations in the state. Voters of district, taluka and gram panchayats are not given this facility yet.

However, before taking a decision, the state panchayats department has started an exercise to collect information from across India as well as from the other countries to find out the feasibility of this project. In the recently concluded local body polls across Gujarat, e-voting was introduced by Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) for polling in six municipal corporations. Read More

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